Take a quick look back at the top Redskins 2015 season storylines from the running back/fullback position, courtesy of Redskins Public Relations.
Early in the 2015 season, the Redskins appeared to have a two-headed monster at running back. Running Backs Coach Randy Jordan oversaw “MoJo,” the nickname given to the duo of fourth-year workhorse
While Morris and Jones carried the unit on early downs, third-year back
Thompson missed part of December with a shoulder injury, at which point the Redskins turned to veteran
Often praised by the coaching staff for his professionalism and intelligence, Thomas caught seven passes for 67 yards in the team’s division-clinching win at Philadelphia in Week 17. Thomas added an extra set of capable hands to a now deep Redskins backfield.
“We just added another back [Thomas] to our rotation, which kind of muddies it up a little bit, but, you know, having too many good backs is a good thing,” Gruden said.